Global recession timeline

  • 27 July 2010
  • From the section Business

How did the credit crunch at the end of 2007 become a full financial meltdown by the middle of 2008, and finally turn into a global recession?

This interactive timeline highlights key dates in the financial collapse and helps you find the original reports of the events as they happened. You can see the BBC's full coverage of the anniversary of the global financial meltdown here